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5 Things to Know About the RFS Reset

This year, the EPA is poised to “reset” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which was passed in 2005 and expanded in 2007 to require increasing amounts of biofuels to be incorporated into U.S. gasoline and diesel supplies. Why the reset?...

/ May 7, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Refining employees among “highest-paid median workers” in 2018

It is a great time to be working in the refining industry. According to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal published yesterday, “Oil and gas drillers and refiners had some of the highest-paid median workers in the energy and utility sectors...

/ April 25, 2019

Expert Voices: Infrastructure Needs Are Hampering U.S. Energy and Petrochemical Potential

U.S. refiners and petrochemical manufacturers were encouraged on April 10 when President Trump signed an executive order that will better clarify the roles of federal and state agencies in permitting decisions for energy infrastructure, including oil and natural gas pipelines....

/ April 11, 2019

Top Takes From AFPM’s International Petrochemical Conference 2019

Plastic roads and buildings, the influence of energy and petrochemicals in geopolitics, and chemical and molecular recycling processes that could create a truly circular economy for plastic products were just a few of the topics discussed at AFPM’s 44th International...

/ April 1, 2019